Welcome to the Science-Art Scumble! A collection of links showing the ever-evolving intersection of science and art, largely drawn from the Science Artists Feed. This marks Scumble #32.
Artists who create with fractals are kinda nuts. I mean, it’s like Minecraft in a blender a lot of the time, and the people creating it are almost…worshiping the process. Which is whacked out.
That said, I couldn’t deny the wonderful beauty of this piece, Bone Blossom by Troythulu when it came wandering through my Twitter feed. I really wanted to go on mocking fractal art, Troythulu: this artwork ruined that for me. *sigh*
You can find Troythulu’s creations on his blog The Call of Troythulu and on Twitter @Troythulu.
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What’s the meaning of this? U.V. Ceti – Jacob Rutka, The Grid. Great story about sublime space-art being a possible joke by the artist.
In celebration of the Mars Rover Landing – Mary Edna Fraser
Touchdown! – Sci-ence
Spacecraft 3D App – Stay Curious
Visual Field – xkcd
Old Friends – Beatrice the Biologist
Show Me Your Cyberface – Sci-ence
Atheism & Skepticism:
Geeky Ceramic Jewellery for people who love science and skepticism – Annalee Newitz, io9
Cool Ceramic Jewellery for Scientists – Maggie Koerth-Baker, Boing Boing
Copyright & Career:
It Isn’t Enough to Feel Righteous – Almost Diamonds
On choosing to be where you don’t belong – Artologica
From STEM to STEAM: adding art to science – CultureLab
Career Advice for Budding Natural Science Illustrators - ArtPlantae Today
My New Art Logo – Weapon of Mass Imagination
Fossil Gears – The Flying Trilobite
Judging a Book by Its Cover – ART Evolved – interesting discussion on scientific accuracy Vs. artistic licence in the comments.
Moonlight Huntress – The CAW Box
Shark Sculpture Sale on Etsy – Blacknick Sculpture
New Facebook Page – The Tiny Aviary – check the artwork accompanying it! Fantastic!
Lionfish Almost Done – JPop Studios
Conference Collective Memory – Graphic Medicine
Do Art & Botany Need Each Other? – ArtPlantae Today
Sunflower – Willy Chyr
Bonsai as Natural History, Shaped by Artists – Visual Science
Painting is proceeding in all this heat – Marlin Peterson
The Most Unappealing Color – Gurney Journey
New Species Wants You to See No Weevil – Biodiversity in Focus
Circle of Life – The Episiarch
Drawing and Weeding – Traces
Animals – Art @ Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox
That’s no monkey… – Josh Witten, The Finch & Pea
Kickstarters and Shows:
Halfway There! – Alicia Hunsicker’s Boundless Kickstarter to paint at CERN!
Fall is Coming – Artologica
Canada’s 2012 Lucky Loonie – News from the Studio
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